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What you missed: The biggest news from Think 2018

It’s official: Think 2018 was a huge success. Demos, learning sessions, speeches and celebrity performances made the event a truly unique experience for attendees. Now that the dust has settled and everyone has gone home, here’s a quick recap of some of biggest news from the event, with plenty of links to external coverage, so […]

The real impacts of automation

In a recent column at InfoWorld, Mike Gilfix, IBM vice president of digital business automation, noted that many people believe automation will redefine the workforce. That may be true, he writes, but not in the way many tend to think. It doesn’t necessarily mean fewer jobs. Gilfix writes: “In fact, the greatest impact of digital […]

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The best of both worlds: Rapid cloud development with data control

Perhaps no other technology has as significantly impacted the way that developers work as much as cloud. It gives instant access to emerging technologies such as blockchain and AI. Cloud-powered tools such as containers and microservices enable developers to rapidly create apps and deploy them across different systems. When combined with environments that remove the […]

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As Munich tech scene grows, new IBM Cloud Garage fuels innovation

Munich, Germany has often been compared to Silicon Valley. With its lively developer scene, corporate-backed incubators and a new tech hub expected to create 5,000 jobs, it’s not hard to see why. This thriving technology sector is one of the many reasons IBM decided to anchor its global Watson Internet of Things (IoT) headquarters in Munich. […]

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IBM Cloud quarterly revenue once again increases by 20 percent

Following a 20 percent increase in the third quarter of 2017 and a 30 percent increase in the fourth quarter, the first quarter of 2018 once again saw IBM Cloud revenue rise by 20 percent year-to-year. Cloud revenue was $17.7 billion over the past 12 months. The as-a-service annual exit run rate for cloud revenue […]

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How businesses are staying responsive with Reactive Platform

The demands on IT infrastructure continue to grow. More people, businesses and devices are interacting, generating unprecedented volumes of data through an ever-increasing number of connections. IBM clients, including developers, entrepreneurs and business visionaries, see in this an opportunity to better serve their customers by delivering a more responsive, customized experience. How to deliver high-quality customer […]

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Are you putting cloud and AI to work?

Businesses are becoming smarter with the use of intelligent digital platforms. But not all digital platforms are built equally. What was your digital platform initially built for? Knowing the answer to this question will help you understand what capabilities your business will be able to adopt and adapt to in the future. Are you ready […]

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Fitting mainframes for cloud deployments into a single frame

The new, 19-inch, single-frame mainframes built on IBM Z14 technology can process more than 850 million fully encrypted transactions per day on a single system. It doesn’t have special cooling, energy or space requirements, but it does have “Secure Service Container technology for secure data serving at massive scale,” VentureBeat reports. These “skinny mainframes” are […]

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Private cloud: The great transformer

Enterprises are driving a golden age of business transformation, with cloud the connective tissue and AI the nerve center of this fundamental economic shift. In this transformation, many firms are taking a “hybrid” approach, using multiple providers and developing cognitive capabilities to create competitive advantage. Their goals? Rapid deployment, scalability, ease of use and elasticity. […]

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Five9 modernizes application infrastructure with IBM Cloud Private

Digital transformation is essential for companies to stay competitive. It’s a top priority for many enterprise CIOs and IT leaders looking at ways to use cloud technologies while grappling with the need to maintain traditional hardware and software inside their own data centers for data security. This need led to the birth of hybrid cloud, […]

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Payment system operator becomes “digital factory” with IBM Cloud Private

Klirinskiinterbankarskisistemi AD Skopje (KIBS), a payment system operator based in Macedonia, will consolidate and transform its resources into a “digital factory” that can run modern, cloud-native applications with the help of IBM Cloud. “This transformation is hoped to reduce time to market for new digital products from 18 months to three to four months, while […]

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Cook County Government transforms operational efficiency with IBM and Oracle solution

Cook County, Illinois, is the second-most populous county in the United States. The only larger county is Los Angeles County in California. Rather than a top-down structure led by a mayor or executive, Cook County is managed by 11 elected officials. Each has independent authority over a particular area of responsibility. Because each elected office […]

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SummuS Render transforms animation process with as-a-service solution built on IBM Cloud

The process of animating a feature film has come a long way since 1937, when Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs was made. Back then, it took hundreds of artists several years to hand-draw thousands of illustrations, and the project cost of millions of dollars. Today, all that is done with computer-generated imagery […]

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